Army opens fire near LoC

Excelsior Correspondent
MENDHAR, Feb 3: Army today opened fire after observing a suspicious movement near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.

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They said Army troops picked up the suspicious movement in the Sabra Gali area of Mendhar and immediately responded.
The firing was at a forward village in snow-bound Mendhar in the early hours of Saturday and a massive search operation was underway when last reports were received, the officials said.
Searches have been launched to sanitise the area, they said, adding further details are awaited.
They said the troops guarding the LoC are on high alert following the recent snowfall to scuttle any attempt by terrorists to sneak in from across the border.

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